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American Journal of Educational Research. 2018, 6(5), 546-549
DOI: 10.12691/education-6-5-28
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The Word of “Harmony” in Confucianism and Its Meaning to Ethnic Education in Vietnam at Present

Bui Thi Tinh1, and Duong Thi Thu Hien1

1Political Academy of the People's Public Security, Hanoi, Vietnam

Pub. Date: May 08, 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Educational Research in Vietnam: From Fundamentals to Application)

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Bui Thi Tinh and Duong Thi Thu Hien. The Word of “Harmony” in Confucianism and Its Meaning to Ethnic Education in Vietnam at Present. American Journal of Educational Research. 2018; 6(5):546-549. doi: 10.12691/education-6-5-28


Confucianism originated from China and was introduced to Vietnam at the early age, which has had a quite big influence on social institutions; also contributed to forming ethic values, core culture – the tradition of the Vietnamese. One of the most important aspects of Confucianism that has influences on social life is the concept of "Harmony". There have been a lot of works and articles on the word of "Harmony" and its influence in Vietnam. In this article, the author will clarify the concept of "Harmony” as a standard, an ethical value. From that point, the article will show the meaning of the word of "Harmony" to ethical education in particular, contributing to comprehensively educating the young in Vietnam at present

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